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Frederic Block

Frederic Block

Judge Frederic Block was appointed to the Eastern District of New York in 1994. After 25 years on the bench, Block continues to maintain a full caseload. He also regularly sits by designation on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco, where he has authored over a dozen opinions. Block recently authored the reality-fiction novel Race to Judgment, after having written his highly acclaimed memoir Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge.

Guest Appearances
December 4, 2019

What goes on in the mind of a sentencing judge?

Frederic Block talks about sentencing issues, the details surrounding the cases covered in the book, and the most important case that he has ever handled.